One of the youngest Arriel family members, the 2E was certified in December 2012 and entered service in August 2014 with the delivery of the first Airbus Helicopters H145. The Arriel 2E offers 20% more power than the 1E2 installed on the EC145.
Around the world, an Arriel-powered helicopter takes off every 15 seconds – all day, every day
It meets the highest market standards in terms of reliability and robustness
One of Safran’s “best sellers”
The Arriel is the best-selling helicopter engine in its class. Over the past 40 years, over 12,000 units have been produced, together logging more than 50 million flight hours. With power outputs ranging from 650 to over 1,000 shp, the Arriel family now powers over 40 different helicopter types.
The most popular helicopter engines in its class
The Arriel family is divided into two product lines: Arriel 1 and Arriel 2. Their power ranges are, respectively, from 650 to 750 shp and 830 to over 1,000 shp.
Every day the engine is used in all types of helicopter missions and has earned a reputation as a safe and reliable partner for operators flying EMS, search and rescue, law enforcement or maritime surveillance missions, often under demanding conditions